Rachelle Steinberg, Esq.

Assistant Superintendent – Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department

Assistant Superintendent Rachelle Steinberg began her career at the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department as an intern in 2002 with the Boston Reentry Initiative (BRI), and in 2003, was hired by the Sheriff’s Department to oversee BRI.

In 2005, she was promoted as the Assistant Director of Classification and Custody Assessment.  In this role, she oversaw the Special Management, Disciplinary and Classification units and the movement of inmates and detainees throughout the House of Correction.

In 2010, she was promoted to the position of Assistant Deputy Superintendent (ADS) to oversee the medical and mental health services contract, male and female program services, education and grant management. As ADS, she managed the medical and mental health services at the House of Correction and Jail as well as a number of treatment initiatives such as: the OASIS treatment program (Opioid and Addiction Services Inside South Bay) and the implementation of the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program for the Department.

In 2021, she was promoted to the position Assistant Superintendent. She currently oversees the Department’s comprehensive medical and mental health services and food contracts, various treatment programs and initiatives, and is the Department’s liaison to the Massachusetts Trial Court, Specialty Courts and Probation. 

Rachelle Steinberg graduated Springfield College in 1997 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School in 2000 and completed two Master’s Degrees in Mental Health Counseling and Criminal Justice from Suffolk University Graduate School in 2003.